|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
This is not a condo but the apartment is on the top two floors of a privately owned classic Florida 3 story, 4 apartment beach house ,directly on the beach,with parking under, owners live on property, half way between Palm Beach and Orlando, easy access to turnpike and I 95, convenient shopping 1.5 miles on mainland, many excellent local restaurants, 15 minutes from Harbor Branch research facility, 5 minutes Smithsonian marine research , Harbour Isle and Ocean Village. Close to many excellent golf courses and tennis courts. Kitchen is open to living/ dining area and all have ocean views, living/kitchen and 2nd bedroom flooring is maple hardwood, master is carpet, .The living room has 16 feet of floor to ceiling glass looking at the beach and the master bedroom has 12 feet. The check out time is before 10am and check in is after 3pm.
: The owners live on the property and and have been renting it out for 21 years with many satisfied and repeat customers , they will be glad to help with any information about the area and can help with small errands and babysitting for permitted children, 2 parking spaces under the building are provided, more by daily arrangement ,No pets,RVs or travel trailers. NO SMOKING anywhere on property including the grounds.
fishing ,museums and turtle watching: There is excellent fishing on the Fort Pierce inlet jetty, from the beach in the surf and on the bay side of the island all within 10 minutes walk . There are also fishing guides on the mainland with bay boats, deep sea and drift fishing, the Smithsonian marine station with aquariums is 3 minutes drive located in the waterfront inlet park which also contains an excellent local museum, 20 minutes south on the island is the Elliot museum renowned for its Americana and auto collection and across the street from there is the Florida Oceanographic site with many aquariums and displays, The city of Stuart is 30 minutes south and Vero Beach 30 minutes north.The island is a world famous turtle nesting site and there are usually several nests within 100 yards of the building,viewing the nesting turtles is subject to strict State of Florida guidelines but in the nesting season it is usually possible to see the turtles coming in to lay their eggs and also see the hatchlings going into the sea.
secluded beaches/shuttle launches/farmers market: Hutchinson Island has miles of deserted beaches with no buildings of any kind,all within a few minutes drive.There is a great view of rocket launches from Cape Kennedy,really spectacular at night .The property owners have a stall with fresh ground and brewed coffee,tea and water at the historic downtown fort pierce farmers market on the waterfront every saturday morning and your rental includes free cups of coffee or tea at the market.
we are a retired couple who have travelled extensively throughout the world.David was born in England and had a career in the Royal Navy followed by 20 years in the Carribbean and Kathy is a Coral Gables born Florida native we both live in one of the apartments in the building
David Martin purchased this townhome in 1985
The beach drew us to buy this property and is keeping us here, we do most of the maintenance ourselves and have a large network of local friends of very varied backgrounds,we have family spread across the world and have many guests from overseas.
This property is well located being 1.5 hours drive from Palm Beach, Orlando, Cape Kennedy Space Center, Melbourne and Sebring Int'l Raceway , 2 hours from Daytona and South Beach Miami. At the same time the Island is not at all developed with 20 miles of almost deserted beaches but convenient to major shopping areas on the mainland,good surfing at Sebastian and 1 mile away on North Beach,excellent wind surfing in a variety of close by areas depending on wind strength and direction.The Fort Pierce Inlet at the north end of the island is one of the best on the east coast of Florida and has 27' depth guaranteed with many marinas and boat repair facilities.
Other Activities: deap sea,river and beach fishing
Golf: There are many private,public and municipal golf courses within 20 minutes drive and we can provide you with access details.
Ski: Due to absence of snow in the area we regret that the only skiing available is water skiing.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 1 2014 - Apr 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
$350. security to hold reservation for cancellation, breakages loss ,refunded 5 days after departure
All rentals paid one month before move in date by certified funds or cash, long terms in advance monthly, obligatory $75 move out cleaning charge which can be taken out of deposit after leaving. We also accept paypal for our overseas visitors to help with exchange problems,5% surcharge.
The security deposit will hold the reservation for you. The rent in full is then payable one month before you move in . The security deposit , less charges , will be refunded to you within 5 days of you moving out.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.